Sending your kids away for a week is fun and exciting, full of adventure and independence for the kids… but can be kind of scary for parents. Here’s a little info to help!
What to expect your first year:
Camp Wastahi is a wonderful experience for all those who journey down our trails. Kids get to put down the phones and video games, walk away from the television, and get back to nature and good old-fashioned fun! Campers get to learn new skills, play in the great outdoors, sing silly songs, display their talents, sleep under the stars, make new friends, and exercise their independence and responsibility (for a full list of activities click here).
We understand that the first year at camp can be a very scary time for a camper and parents alike. No matter the age, first-year campers may feel apprehensive going into an unfamiliar situation. For some children, this may even be their first time away from home for an extended period of time.
At Camp Wastahi we are pros at finding the fun while emphasizing each child’s strengths, allowing each camper to shine while creating a team-based, family environment. Our staff is well trained and most have grown up at Camp Wastahi; some started as young as five! Though we anticipate all our campers to have a great time at camp, we understand there may be times where homesickness sneaks in. Our Staff is well trained and fantastic at dealing with such situations, making kids feel included and making sure everyone has a great time.